The 57 Bus

The 57 Bus is true crime meets social justice meets great reporting.

The Continent: Original ARC

My YA literature class this spring asks us to read a “banned or challenged book” that we haven’t read, and coincidentally, right around that time I won a Twitter book giveaway and a signed, original ARC of the Continent, before the rewrite, landed on my doorstep. I couldn’t help myself.

Author Spotlight: Emma Mills

I discovered Emma Mills when one of her books, Foolish Hearts, was featured in the Owlcrate box back in December 2017.

RIP Eliza Hart

Eliza Hart is dead, found at the bottom of the cliffs near her exclusive Big Sur boarding school. What happened to her? Was she pushed? And what’s up with the girl that everyone says was stalking her?

What If It’s Us?

The King and Queen of Contemporary YA, Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera, have teamed up to create the gay NYC love story you didn’t know you needed.

American Panda

It’s controlling Chinese parents to the max in American Panda, a look at one teenage girl finding herself.

All of This is True

Four high-schoolers befriend their favorite novelist, but things turn dark when it becomes clear that the stories they share with her, their private confessions, are fodder for her next novel.

Autoboyography

Boy meets boy, what could go wrong? Well, quite a lot if the setting is Provo, Utah, one of those boys is a Mormon, and the other one is writing a novel about their relationship

Author Spotlight: Anna Godbersen

Her new novel, When We Caught Fire, is out this fall, but before you fall in love with Godbersen’s new character, check out the stories and characters that made her a beloved historical fiction author for teens and young adults

One of Us is Lying

Five kids walk into detention, but only four walk out alive. Simon dies of an allergic reaction to peanut oil, but who slipped it into the cup he was drinking from?

Author Spotlight: Rainbow Rowell

One of the most talked about YA authors in recent years has been Rainbow Rowell, best known for Eleanor & Park and Fangirl. he’s a lot more prolific of an author than the YA community gives her credit for.